Matt Swartz at MLBTR has been producing some very accurate arbitration estimates over the last three seasons. His estimates for the Pittsburgh Pirates just came out recently, in an off-season preview that was written by Charlie at Bucs Dugout. Below are the MLBTR arbitration estimates:
Gaby Sanchez, 1B (5.025): $2.7MM
Neil Walker, 2B (4.166): $8.6MM
Ike Davis, 1B (4.155): $4.4MM
Mark Melancon, RP (4.098): $7.6MM
Travis Snider, OF (4.091): $2MM
Chris Stewart, C (4.091): $1.3MM
Pedro Alvarez, 3B (4.085): $5.5MM
Tony Watson, RP (3.101): $2MM
Josh Harrison, 3B (3.033): $2.2MM
Jared Hughes, RP (2.162): $1.1MM
Vance Worley, SP (2.139): $2.9MM
Charlie notes that Mark Melancon's projection is way up there due to a combination of saves and holds that might have messed up ...
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